Sunday, 21 August 2011

So Proud!

I was born and bred in a village on Royal Deeside called Torphins, which is very pretty and every year on the 3rd Saturday in August they have their village Gala. My parents still live at Torphins so we try and go out to visit them and go to the gala, usually some of my cousins and auntie and uncle go too so it's a great opportunity to catch up with family.


Unfortunately this year I wasn't able to walk around the park where it is held, but we still went out to my parents' and Graham took the kids and the dog down to the Gala.
The kids were really excited because there was a Pets Parade which had various prizes for various categories like Waggiest Tail, Most Appealing Eyes, Pet the judge most wants to take home, best fancy dress. Well, if you have ever met Pepsi you will know that she has to have the waggiest tail on the planet, she just loves people and is so pleased when they talk to her. And guess what? I had a proud mummy moment because my little Princess Pepsi did indeed win first place in the Waggiest Tail category!
The kids had great fun, looking at all the stalls, buying junk, sweeties and candyfloss, playing on the inflatables and things in the park and thankfully the sun stayed out and the rain stayed away.

 The dog with the waggiest tail!


 Faith
 Faith again


 Scott, Pepsi and Willow


 Faith in motion

 Scott & Pepsi


Willow with a pink poodle she bought at one of the stalls.


After the gala they all came back to mum's where the kids all played outside, mum was watching my nephew Kyle so the 4 kids had a great time together. And it was lovely to sit outside in the sun and catch up with my parents and my cousin and his partner.


Today it looks pretty much like we're all having a jammy day and I think Willow and I might go and do a bit of crafting this afternoon. Whatever you're doing, have a great day.

14 comments:

Fiona said...

oh well done Pepsi...you wag that tail!!

fi
x

kath said...

woohoo pepsi well done on your red rosette and great pics of your fun day out..big hugs kath xxx

Diane's Card Designs said...

What a pretty little village. Love the photo's.
Diane :-) xx

Kat said...

Looks like the kids had a lovely time. Really good it was a fine day, makes all the difference. And I'm sure Pepsi had a lovely time too - what a star. My boys love people too but 2 great big Labs can be a bit much for most people lol!!

Kat xx

Victoria said...

well done pepsi xxxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Awww wtg Princess Pepsi! she looks gorgeous hun...you should be a proud mommy!

Kids look like they are having a fab time!
hugs shell xx

Andrea said...

Congratulations to your beautiful little Pepsi!
Lovely photos - thanks for sharing.
I hope your hips are improving and that you are feeling better each day. Enjoy the rest of your Sunday.
Love, Andrea xx

CraftyLoops said...

Congratulations Pepsi. Looks like the wee ones had a great day too. Its a shame you didnt get to walk around too but at least you were able to see your Mummy and Daddy. Hope you arent suffering too much. It would be awful to think you went through all that at hospital for it not to work. I really hope you feel some pain relief soon. Lee xx

Loopylou. said...

hiyah debbi!
yey for princess pepsi, bless her. My dog is so old now he would probably win a wobbliest legs comepetition!!!
and the piccies of the children are beautiful hun, sounds like you all had a super day.
hugs Lou xxx

mixamatoasties said...

Way to go Princess Pepsi :D

Fab photos Debz.

Susan xxx

Casper said...

Hiya there Debbi,

Oh my gosh what a ctie your little doggie is and so happy hee hee

Congrats on your FUR BABY'S Win hee hee so cute.

Aww what a great story and a fab day you must have had.

You have a lovely family too, great pics of a great day!

Glad the rain stayed away.

Take care
Big hugs
Casper
xxx

Paula (PEP) said...

Glad you still managed to enjoy the time with your family even though you couldn't walk about - I do hope that improves. Looks like fun was had by all. Brilliantly well done with Pepsi too.
Paula (PEP)

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Congratulations to Princess Pepsi for winning the Waggiest Tail Category!!! Although you couldn't walk about, it looks like the children had lots of fun and you must of felt extremely proud when Pepsi won her rosette. :) X X

saturated canary said...

how exciting!!! i love your puppie's name, too!:) remember seeing ti mentioned before and thinking it is just the cutest!:)

i love your family posts!:) your kids are so adorable:). thank you, too, for all your sweet comments on my blog. you are one of my most treasured followers...i always enjoy seeing what you've got to say-- and reading another mom's perspective!

have a lovely weekend...hugs!

xo

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